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Pakistan's opposition calls on court to oust prime minister

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:33:34 GMT2017-07-17T09:33:34Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Opposition parties in Pakistan have called on the Supreme Court to remove Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office after an investigation found that he and his family possess wealth exceeding their known sources of income....

Pakistan bans tourists from Kashmir area after troops drown

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:11:24 GMT2017-07-17T09:11:24Z

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistan has banned tourists from a valley in Pakistani-controlled part of Kashmir a day after it said four of its soldiers drowned after their vehicle was hit by Indian gunfire and plunged into the Neelum River....

Pakistan officials concerned over water in capital reservoir

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 08:45:33 GMT2017-07-15T08:45:33Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Authorities in Pakistan's capital Islamabad are investigating the water in the city's main reservoir after tons of dead fish were found in a lake on the city's outskirts....

The Latest: Shell compensates victims of Pakistani oil fire

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:44:14 GMT2017-07-12T13:44:14Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The Latest on efforts to compensate the victims of an oil tanker fire in Pakistan last month that killed 215 people (all times local):...

Fast bowler Amir gets PCB's category A contract

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:34:29 GMT2017-07-12T10:34:29Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Fast bowler Mohammad Amir and four other players were promoted by the Pakistan Cricket Board, which awarded new contracts to 35 cricketers on Wednesday....

Pakistan threatens action against Shell over tanker fire

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 07:22:29 GMT2017-07-12T07:22:29Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan says it is considering legal action against a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell after the company refused to pay $2.4 million in compensation to the victims of a tanker fire last month that killed 215 people....

Many organizations banned in Pakistan thrive online

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 07:22:28 GMT2017-07-11T07:22:28Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- It's dusk. The shadows of three men brandishing assault rifles welcome the reader to the Facebook page of Lashkar-e-Islam, one of 65 organizations that are banned in Pakistan, either because of terrorist links or as purveyors of sectarian hate....

Giggs impressed with Pakistan youngsters' love for soccer

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 17:13:42 GMT2017-07-09T17:13:42Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Former Manchester United and Wales winger Ryan Giggs said Sunday he was impressed with Pakistan youngsters' love for soccer after seven iconic footballers, also including Ronaldinho, featured in a rare two-game exhibition series in the country....

Ronaldinho, Giggs arrive in Pakistan for exhibition matches

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 07:17:46 GMT2017-07-08T07:17:46Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Ronaldinho and Ryan Giggs were among several big international football names to arrive in Pakistan on Saturday to play exhibition matches....